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This poster is from the legendary Ultrasounds Collection the most extensive and finest quality collection of concert posters from this era. This lot is amongst the first posters from the Ultrasounds Collection to be CGC authenticated and graded.
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This is an original poster promoting an early concert for the Washington DC post-punk band Fugazi. Former Minor Threat frontman Ian MacKaye was a key ingredient during the first couple years of Fugazi. The band received an early cult following of art punk & metal fans during the late 1980's which carried their popularity along for several decades. Here they are featured at the Pine Street Theatre in Portland during late May of 1989. These posters were produced in tiny quantities for small venues on very short notice. We definitively know from printing records and first hand accounts by artist Mike King that these posters were issued in quantities of 25 – 750 with the most common print runs being just 175 250 or 350!
Poster – Fugazi Pine Street Theatre
Grade – CGC 8.5
Bands - Fugazi Beat Happening
Venue - Pine Street Theatre
Cities – Portland OR
Date – 5/31/89
Dimensions – 11” x 17”
Printing - Original Printing
Artist - Mike King
Condition Details -100% Original with no restoration. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180 11:00 am to 6:00 pm eastern.
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